Who We Are
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Well known for being the best
yconic is the leader in understanding and building meaningful relationships with youth. Our social platform makes life easier and less stressful for students pursuing higher education by providing them with help that they want: authentic, social, and peer driven.
Jon KaminManaging Director
Proven track record building successful digital businesses from the ground up.
Driven by delivering exceptional value for our partners, while maintaining a strong relationship with our deeply engaged student members.Follow on Linkedin
JENNY LEMIEUXVice President, Product and Marketing
Proven track record of discovering and implementing successful strategies that build profitable digital businesses.
Driven by developing extraordinary teams, processes, and products, by identifying key issues and opportunities, resulting in great value for partners and audiences.Follow on Linkedin
Angelo EsguerraDirector of Business Development
Over 7 years of progressive experience in Direct Sales, Inside Sales, Business Development and Marketing
For Angelo, success is measured by the amount of growth and awareness that his clients receive as a result of working with yconic. Angelo’s values are based on not only building lasting relationships with his clients, but most importantly making them feel “like family.”
CATHERINE HERRINGBoard of Directors, Chairman
HBA, Ivey School of Business, Western University.
MBA, Harvard University.
Proven track record Proven track record of value creation through corporate development and financial structuring at Parkview Capital, Vector Aerospace, Royal Bank Equity Partners, Bain & Company and Morgan Stanley.
Driven by creating value for shareholders and opportunity for our student members, corporate partners and associates.Follow on Linkedin
DON JACKSONBoard of Directors, Director
BA, University of Alberta.
MBA, Ivey School of Business, Western University.
Proven track record Proven track record of extraordinary value creation through a career spanning both entrepreneurial and corporate involvements, including Trimac, Laidlaw, Capital Tool and Vector Aerospace, where, through the 9 years that Don was Chairman, President and CEO, over $600MM of value was created for shareholders.
Driven by developing global best-in-class businesses and mentoring the next generation of impactful business leaders.Follow on Linkedin
ROB BRAMERChief Financial Officer
Proven track record Proven track record creating and leading the financial and operational aspects of businesses.
Driven by building great businesses that can grow and support the strategic vision and passions of its team members.Follow on Linkedin
Act for Impact Scholarship. TORONTO: Scotiabank and yconic, Canada’s largest student help community, are supporting the UN Women Solidarity Movement, HeForShe, with their efforts towards gender equality. Innovative and vibrant communities are grown out of diversity and equal access to opportunities, including education. In an effort to empower students, The Act for Impact Scholarship program provides students in Canada (Canadian students or international students studying in C...